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Windows Update to get smaller thanks to Unified Update Platform (UUP)

Microsoft today announced the launch of the Unified Update Platform (UUP) – a major milestone in their ongoing campaign of creating a universal experience for their users. UUP will be an improvement that works across PC, tablet, phone, IoT, and HoloLens, […]


Uh Oh, Windows 10 Update KB3176934 just broke PowerShell

Released earlier this week, a Windows 10 update by Microsoft has broken a couple of features in recently open-sourced PowerShell tool, for some users. The Windows Client KB3176934 update disables Desired State Configuration (DSC) and implicit remoting functionality of the […]

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Microsoft simplifies Updating for Windows 7 / 8.1

If you are a user of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, you must have gone through the annoying process of updating the OS for latest updates and app versions. The message – Please do not power off or unplug your […]

Microsoft to limit Security Update downloads from Microsoft Download Center

You may not find the security updates download link on Microsoft Download Center after May 10th. Microsoft has decided to discontinue their practice of publishing all the security updates on Microsoft Download Center. The security updates until now were published […]

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Microsoft offers fixes to WSUS users for issues with KB3148812 update

Microsoft’s WSUS team recently published a workaround for its latest KB3148812 update. According to the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) team, the KB3148812 update has flaws and has some known issues. Hence, WSUS users are advised to hold on installing […]

Microsoft modifies schedule for releasing non-security Office Updates

Microsoft has changed the scheme of things via which it delivers security and non-security Office updates every month. The company’s Office Sustained Engineering Team announced that all important update schedule change will now be rolled out simultaneously with all future […]

Microsoft sends a Get Windows 10 notifier in Internet Explorer security patch

After being in the news for deciding to make Windows 10 Upgrade as a Recommended Update recently, Microsoft now is sending a ‘Get Windows 10’ ad notification concealed under its latest security patch. This month’s security patch reportedly contains a Windows […]

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Microsoft launches a Windows 10 Mobile Update History page as well

Microsoft now has a dedicated history page for Windows 10 Mobile Phones too. After releasing a dedicated Windows 10 Update History page to the official website, Microsoft now has the same plans for Windows 10 Mobile too where users can […]

Microsoft to bring back Update Release Notes for Windows 10

Microsoft has bought about a plethora of changes when it comes to the Windows 10 and one of the small changes was to exclude the release note which used to come with every update. The release note/changelog let the users […]

Microsoft fixes security vulnerabilities in Windows 10, IE, Edge, Office, etc.

Microsoft released updates for Windows yesterday. The update is a summary of the new and changed content.It lists Microsoft security bulletins released for September 2015. Of the 12 bulletins released, 5 bulletins are identified as Critical and the remaining seven […]

Microsoft details what Windows 10 cumulative update KB3081436 fixes

Microsoft recently released three security updates for Windows 10, well, mainly for Edge and Internet Explorer. All updates are critical, so we expect users to obtain then as soon as possible. We’re going to talk a little about what the […]

Windows 10 to ditch Patch Tuesday, to offer Security updates 24×7

In the Ignite 2015 event, Microsoft revealed that they are going to adopt new security mechanisms embedded in Windows 10. The new security mechanism includes a change in how software updates are delivered to end user devices. Windows Chief, Terry […]

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Windows Update for Business now available for IT professionals

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Update for Business. It is designed to make sure the devices of IT professionals are always kept updated with the latest software in order to beef up security and new features. Windows Update […]


Microsoft releases 34 optional Windows Updates

In a rare move, Microsoft has released 34 optional Windows Updates today. The updates which were rolled out today are not critical nor is a security patch, these updates are optional and is not installed automatically. The updates are quite […]


Some Windows August Updates may break Windows, says Microsoft

Recently Microsoft pushed a few updates from its Windows Update server, targeted at Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003  operating system. These updates were released to […]

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Download Windows 8.1 August Update now

Windows 8.1 August Update is now available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. Your Windows Updates may not be offering this update yet, as it is being gradually rolled out. So if you do not want to wait, you […]

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New features in August Update for Windows 8.1 announced

Microsoft has announced the list of new features that it proposes to add to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 R2, bundled together and referred to as the August Update, to add new features, enhancements and improvements to the operating […]

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Microsoft updates the Windows Update client to make it more secure

Microsoft has released an update to Microsoft Update, to strengthen its security and provide a more secure communication channel to Windows users. This recent update from Microsoft is applicable for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service […]

Windows 8.1 Optional Update adds new OneDrive features

In the recent Patch Tuesday updates, there were a lot of security and other updates for Windows 8.1 and Office in important categories. But along with this, there was an optional update for Windows 8.1 This optional update is named  […]

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Microsoft extends deadline to install Windows 8.1 Update by 1 month

Microsoft had made it clear that with effect from Patch Tuesday in May 2014, if Windows 8.1 Update was not installed on your computer, future Windows Updates would not be offered to your computer. But Microsoft has now announced that […]

Microsoft suspends distribution of Windows 8.1 Update to WSUS servers

Microsoft has suspended distribution of the Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355) to some enterprise customers after a bug was discovered that could  cause some systems updated with the KB2919355 update, to stop scanning against Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack […]

Microsoft Windows Error Reporting can be used to detect Unknown Threats

Data from some labs such as WebSense can be relied upon since they bear the reputation of discovering, investigating and reporting on most advanced internet threats that other traditional security labs and their archaic methods fail to pinpoint. Windows Error […]

NSA reportedly hacked Microsoft Error Reporting Service

NSA has been hacking Microsoft Error Reporting Service to capture data sent from users’ computer. As though we haven’t already had enough, we have witnessed yet another revelation via the latest issue of German magazine Der Spiegel. The report also hammers […]